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Action Philosophers: Two Millennia of Philosophy in Comic Form
Action Philosophers: Two Millennia of Philosophy in Comic Form

John Stuart Mill meets Peanuts, or how to handle mummies like Carl Jung.

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How the Invention of Walls Gave Rise to Eavesdropping
How the Invention of Walls Gave Rise to Eavesdropping

A brief history of personal opacity and public space.

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Why I Write: Joan Didion on Ego, Grammar, and the Creative Impulse
Why I Write: Joan Didion on Ego, Grammar, and the Creative Impulse

“Had I been blessed with even limited access to my own mind there would have been no reason to write.”

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No Decent Woman or Girl is Ever Seen Wearing Trousers: 12 Conduct Rules for Women from Rural Spain
No Decent Woman or Girl is Ever Seen Wearing Trousers: 12 Conduct Rules for Women from Rural Spain

“No decent woman or girl is ever seen on a bicycle.”

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Drawing from the City: Exquisite Indian Folk Art Meets Women’s Empowerment
Drawing from the City: Exquisite Indian Folk Art Meets Women’s Empowerment

One self-taught artist’s journey from poverty to imaginative reinvention.

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Freud on Creative Writing and Daydreaming
Freud on Creative Writing and Daydreaming

“The opposite of play is not what is serious but what is real.”

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